Haroon Jeena

Chief Executive Officer

Occupation:  Chief Executive Officer of Olive Venture Capital Company Limited, is also public officer of Lamaan Dental     (Pty) Limited and executive director of Aris Motors (Pty) Limited 

Qualification & Experience:  B Com, B Acc from the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), CA(SA), Higher Diploma in Tax Law from University of Johannesburg (UJ) and completed studies for Master in Commerce – (Financial Management) (UJ) with published academic article outstanding.

Haroon started as an audit trainee for Fisher Hoffman Stride and after completing traineeship was seconded to Los Angeles for 3 months. He was exposed to listed retailers, large motor dealerships, nursing home and listed property over 5 years.

Haroon then joined Gold Fields of South Africa for 8 months, as accountant overseeing the reporting of 26 investment companies in the group.

Haroon spent the next 8 years at Anglo American Property Services as Senior Management Account and became Alternate Director to two listed property companies. Haroon’s experience included responsibility for the financial function; analysis of results and financial reporting to the respective boards. He was involved in various initiatives including the sale and merger of the various property companies in the group.

Haroon spent the last 20 years of his corporate career at Airports Company South Africa Limited (SOC) becoming Group Executive: Commercial in 2008. The commercial portfolio contributed over R3,3 billion per annum or slightly more than 50% of the group revenue represented by gross income earned from retail, property, property development activities, car rental, public parking and car rental. Responsibilities included strategy formulation, directing and overseeing the performance of the commercial businesses through national team of 30 persons, establishing policies and Page 3 procedures and initiating new ventures. In addition, international investment in India, Brazil and Africa was initiated and overseen under his leadership. Various director positions were held on subsidiaries ranging from Hotel owning company, large property development joint-ventures, international airports and employee share trust.